Turning Towards It

Turning Towards It

It’s amazing how much Silence can take care of, if only we give it the chance. By the end of the day yesterday, I was aware of a low-grade agitation in my system. I could feel it as I walked the dogs in the early spring warm night air. Subtle, this sense of unease....
Tending to Our Personal & Collective Heartache

Tending to Our Personal & Collective Heartache

I’ve been especially struck lately by where my personal grief, anxiety, and heartache seem to coincide with that of the collective. Sometimes when I wake at 5:00 AM with anxiety pounding inside my personal heart, it’s so clear that I’m simultaneously tapped into the...
Letting Love Take Care of It

Letting Love Take Care of It

Recently I went through a challenging relational experience with someone I’d considered a dear friend, and it left my heart feeling raw and trampled. Isn’t it astonishing how each heartbreak we experience can bring to the surface every other unresolved betrayal,...
The Simple, Perfect Wisdom of “Help”

The Simple, Perfect Wisdom of “Help”

“Help” is one of my most favorite prayers. When we can find our way to the voice that remembers how to ask for help, we are more than halfway home. How many times in the last couple of years have I found my way, just in time, back to the altar. Back to the simple...
Vigilance of Self-Love

Vigilance of Self-Love

When I map my own path of self-love, I can see how much of it has been shaped from an honest willingness to see my addictive dance with self-loathing.   Isn’t it amazing how the very source of our suffering– when faced directly– holds the key to our...